Basics of Blogging
What You'll Learn
Lots of online marketing experts will tell you to start a blog without telling you how or why, and that's where this workshop comes in! Whether you're interested in blogging for business or just the blogging buzz in general, here's where you can get started.
In addition to personal blogs and blogging for business, we'll discuss the blogosphere and how to build your audience by participating in the online community. You'll learn about blogging tools like WordPress and leave knowing how to start your own blog and watch it grow!
This workshop will cover:
- What blogging is (and isn't) and why it's a GREAT marketing tool
- Anatomy of a blog post
- Finding blogs worth reading
- Using RSS feeds to make reading blogs and other sites easy
- Building your own blog
- Using blogging tools
- Commenting is the key to community
Who Should Take This
Anyone who wants to become active in the blogosphere and/or get into blogging to promote their website.
Presented By Beth Hayden
Beth Hayden is a blogging and social media consultant who specializes in using technology to give women a voice in the world. She is the owner of Blogging with Beth, a WordPress development and social media consulting company. Beth is known for her fun, relaxed, engaging teaching style, and she has provided training, consulting, blog coaching and development services for New York Times bestselling authors, political commentators, artists, and personal development coaches all across the United States. Beth has been a guest blogger with LauraRoeder.com, Problogger.net, and Copyblogger.com.